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The Diary of a Madman and Other Stories by Nikolai Gogol
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Apr 17, 2010

it was amazing
Read in April, 2010 — I own a copy , read count: 1

This book was great, except for the last story Taras Bulba. The last story's main character was war-mongering and I did not really enjoy all of the violent scenes. Other than that, the stories are very enjoyable. I appreciate Gogol's sense of humor and his attempt to give the oppressed in his society a voice. It is a book well worth reading.

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India This book is hilarious. It is full of crazy scenarios, someone referred to it as theater of the absurd sort of humor. It kind of has a Seinfeldesque type of feel to me.

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Staciarj I'm definitely putting this on my list!

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